Shipping activity at Port Qasim
KARACHI (APP): Six ships, MS Tiger, Nord Bering Navios, Achilles, Athos, Sun Ploeg and Maersk Brigit carrying Containers, Coal, Project Cargo and Palm oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal and Liquid Cargo Vopak Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Monday.
Meanwhile three more ships, Endeavour Strait, MSC Marai Elena and Magdala carrying Coal Containers and LNG also arrived at outer anchorage of Port on Monday morning. A total of eleven ships namely, MS Tiger, GSL Tianjin, Safmarine Ngami, Athos, Thang Long, Riva Wind, Nord Bering, Navios Achilles, IVS Windsor, Sun Ploeg and Maersk Brigit are currently occupying PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Wheat, Project Cargo, Palm Kernal, Coal and Palm oil respectively.
Cargo throughput during last 24 hours stood at 161,139 tonnes, comprising 93,107 tonnes import cargo and 68,032 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 4,297 Containers (TEUs), (1,069 TEUs imports and 3,228 TEUs exports) was handled at the Port.
Container Vessel Safmarine Ngami sailed out to sea on Monday morning, while two more Container Vessels MS Tiger and GSL Tianjin and a Coal carrier Nord Bering are expected to sail on same day in the afternoon and another ship ‘Thang Long’ is expected to sail at night hours. Five ships, MSC Maria Elena, Amalthea, White Fin, Alpine Penelope and Maglala carrying Containers, Project Cargo, Diesel oil and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, MW-2, FOTCO and PGPCL respectively on Monday.